IFCS

International Federation of Chopin Societies Member of The UNESCO's International Music Council

Chopin 2010

Schedule of the Events of the International Federation of Chopin Societies for Year 2010

June 18th 2010, UNESCO Hall in Paris
A Ceremonial Concert under the auspices of the UNESCO
Orchester „Sinfonia Iuventus”, conductor Jerzy Semkow, François René Duchâble
organizer: Société Chopin à Paris in cooperation with International Federation of Chopin Societies

Regular Festivals

June, 20th – July 14th 2010, 26è Festival „Chopin à Paris”
Orangerie du Parc Bagatelle, Paris
organizer: Société Chopin à Paris

July – August 2010, Festival „Rencontres Internationales Frédéric Chopin”,
Nohant (France)
organizer: Musique au Pays de George Sand

August, 6th – 14th 2010, 64th International Chopin Piano Festival,
Duszniki Zdrój (Poland)
organizer: Foundation of International Chopin Festivals in Duszniki Zdrój

August, 19th – 22nd 2010, 26th Chopin Festival,
Kartause Gaming (Austria)
organizer: Internazionale Chopin-Gesellschaft in Wien

August 2010, 29th Festival „Chopin 2010”,
Cartoixa de Valldemossa (Mallorca)
organizer: Associació Festivals Chopin de Valldemossa

August 2010, 51st Chopin Festival Mariánské Laźné,
Mariánské Laźné (Czech Republic)
organizer: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Czech Republic

October 2010, Festival „Pianotune”
Hasselt (Belgium)
organizer: Chopin Association of Flanders

November 2010, Festival Chopin 2010,
Grand Hall of the Conservatory, Geneve (Switzerland)
organizer: Société Chopin à Genève

Occasional Festivals

February 10th – November 14th 2010, Taiwan Chopin Bicentennial Gala Festival,
Taipei (Taiwan)
organizer: The Frederic Chopin Foundation of Taipei

February, 27th – March 1st 2010, Festival „Chopin 2010”,
Maasmechelen (Belgium)
Complete works by Chopin; six recitals, symphony concert
Baden Baden Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Pavel Balev
organizer: Chopin Association of Flanders

March 2010, Tirana Chopin Festival,
Tirana (Albania)
organizer: Shoqata „Frederic Shopen”

March – July 2010, „Chopin Festival in Jerusalem”,
Jerusalem (Israel)
Complete Works – piano solo, two pianos, piano for four hands, songs, chamber music and works with orchestra
organizer: The Chopin Society in Israel

April 2010, Chopin Festival,
Vancouver (Canada)
organizer: The Vancouver Chopin Society

September, 25th – 26th 2010, The Finish Chopin Festival for Young Pianists,
Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland)
organizer: Chopin Society of Finland

September – October, International Piano Festival „Chopiniana”,
Buenos Aires (Argentina)
organizer: Fundacion Chopiniana

Concerts

January 18th, 2010. Chopin Marathon in Villa Gyllenberg,
Helsinki (Finland)

February 27th – 28th, 2010, „Bon Anniversaire Monsieur Chopin”,
Châteauroux, Paris (France)
10 spectacles successifs (February 27th: 6 concerts in Tarmac de Châteauroux, February 28th: 4 concerts at Salle Pleyel in Paris)
organizers: Société Chopin à Paris and „Musique au Pays de George Sand”

April, 18th 2010, Chopin Gala Concert,
Concert Hall of the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki (Finland)
organizer: Chopin Society of Finland

Competitions

February, 20th – 28th, National Chopin Piano Competition,
Olympia Theater at Gusman Centre of the Performing Arts, Miami (USA)
organizer: The Chopin Foundation of the U.S.

March, Chopin Piano Competition, Geneve (Switzerland)
organizer: Société Chopin à Genève

March, 11th – 15th, III „Chopin + …” International Piano Competition for the youth to the age of 15,
Budapest (Hungary)
organizer: György Ferenczy Foundation

March 11th – 15th, IV International Chopin Piano Competition for the youth to the age of 25,
Budapest (Hungary)
organizer: György Ferenczy Foundation

April 26th – 31st Forum Competition, Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine)
organizer: Frederick Chopin Society in Ukraine

2010, VII “Flora Guerra Contest” Santiago de Chile, Chile
organizer: Sociedad Frederico Chopin de Chile

Conferences, Symposia, Masterclasses

January, Masterclasses by Andrzej Jasiński, 
Jerusalem (Israel)
organizer: The Chopin Society in Israel

March 20th – 24th, Annual Music Teachers Conference dedicated to the person of Fryderyk Chopin and his output,
Albuquerque (USA)
organizers: Chopin Foundation of the United States in cooperation with Music Teachers National Association

April, „Chopin and Austria”,
Music University of Vienna (Austria)
organizers: Internationale Chopingesellschaft in Wien, Scientific Centre of PAN in Vienna

April, Masterclasses by Andrzej Jasiński and Jerzy Artysz,
Valldemossa (Mallorca)
organizer: Association „Festivals Chopin de Valldemossa”

Other Projects

Centre de Recherche Culturel Chopin, Charmes (France)
Publication of the second book by Gabriel Ladaique „L'enracinement de Nicolas Chopin”
organizer: Centre de Recherche Culturel Chopin

Tour „Sur le pas de Chopin” including places where Chopin lived and the Chopin festivals in Europe (Varsovie, Duszniki, Valldemossa, Nohant)
organizer: Musique au Pays de George Sand and Kazimoto Agency

  • Chopin Concert Series: Hannover, Taunus, Basel, Wien, Buenos Aires, Miami („Chopin for all”—concerts preceded by a brief lecture on Chopin's life and music), Bangkok
  • Publications: „Chopin in the World” (Warsaw), Chopin-Blätter (Wien), „Polonaise” (Miami)
  • Exhibitions: An Exhibition of Bangkok Chopin Piano Competitions Posters (7 editions)

October 7th – 11th 2010, Meeting of the Delegates of the International Federation of Chopin Societies during the XVIth International Chopin Piano Competition. General Assembly. Warsaw (Poland)
organizer: Warsaw Secretary of the International Federation of Chopin Societies